Peer Review Writer’s name: Reviewer’s name:
Peer Review Writer’s name: Reviewer’s name: First, read the whole narrative writing piece, without making any comments. Then read it a second time to add comments. Hook/Introduction Yes I have put in comments Is the person and place/country stated? Does the narrative begin in some creative way? 1. Life in Original Country Yes I have put in comments Is life in original country described? How can they improve sensory details that help to paint a picture? Is this part of the story clear? Do you know what’s going on? 2. Why Leave? Yes I have put in comments Is the reason for leaving described? How can they improve sensory details that help to paint a picture? Is this part of the story clear? Do you know what’s going on? 3. How did they leave? Yes I have put in comments Are details or process of how they left / came into U.S. described? How can they improve sensory details that help to paint a picture? Is this part of the story clear? Do you know what’s going on? 4. Arriving in the U.S./Incorporation Yes I have put in comments Is what life was like when first arriving described? How can they improve sensory details that help to paint a picture? Is this part of the story clear? Do you know what’s going on? 5. How they are doing now/ hopes Yes I have put in comments Is the immigrant’s current situation/ hopes for future described? How can they improve sensory details that help to paint a picture? Is this part of the story clear? Do you know what’s going on? Conventions Are all paragraphs short? (no longer than ⅓ a page) Are the following capitalized? • Country and city names • Names of people • Beginning of sentences • The pronoun “I” Are there periods to end sentences (avoid run-on sentences)? Are quotes used? 1. Does it make sense? Does it flow and is it organized? 2. What else do you want to know? Is key information or detail missing? 3. What can be expanded in the narrative? (or narrowed down?) 4. What do you like about this piece of writing? Additional comments below:

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